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Debian: Security Advisory for gnutls28 (DSA-4697-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'gnutls28' package(s) announced via the DSA-4697-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

A flaw was reported in the TLS session ticket key construction in GnuTLS, a library implementing the TLS and SSL protocols. The flaw caused the TLS server to not securely construct a session ticket encryption key considering the application supplied secret, allowing a man-in-the-middle attacker to bypass authentication in TLS 1.3 and recover previous conversations in TLS 1.2.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'gnutls28' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 3.6.7-4+deb10u4. We recommend that you upgrade your gnutls28 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)